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CIVIS PhD-network: Workshop on embodied cultures and art in the intercultural encounter

Ask yourself if art might provide us a global language for the intercultural encounter of art and the embodiment of cultures

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CIVIS focus area
Society, culture, heritage
Open to
  • PhD
Field of studies
  • Art, Design and Media
  • Social Science and humanities
  • CIVIS Hub 2
Course dates
19-21 April 2022

This CIVIS workshop is part of a PhD-network that is to be established under the general topic of intercultural philosophy and global epistemologies amongst CIVIS universities.

Main topics

  • Phenomenology of art
  • Embodiment
  • Philosophy of culture and interculturality
  • Intercultural encounter

Learning outcomes

  • Interdisciplinary exchange
  • Presentation of their theses
  • Phenomenology of art
Language: English (B2) Contact point:
Dates of the workshop: 19-21 April 2022

Number of CIVIS scholarships: 12

Workshop location: Tübingen, Germany Duration of the workshop: 3 days

A maximum of 12 international CIVIS students will be accepted in the workshop in a total of 16 students.

Schedule of the course

This CIVIS workshop consists of four sessions each day (9.00 - 12.30 CET / 2.30 - 6.00 CET). The presentations will be made by lecturers as well as all participating PhD students.


This CIVIS workshop is open to PhD students at one of the 10 CIVIS member universities.

PhD students must present part of their theses. They also need to be interdisciplinary and open-minded and they need to be interested in global and inter-cultural encounters.

A B2 level of English is required. 

Application process

Students should send an application form, their CV (2 pages max), a cover letter expressing motivation to participate, and a paper title as well as a 300-word abstract.

Students will be chosen according to their motivation, the topic of their PhD-thesis, and their language skills. The organisers will also choose a mix of students from different CIVIS universities.

Applications should be sent by 1 April 2022 to this email address.

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  • Petronella Fourier, University of Stockholm
  • Abbed Kanoor, University of Tübingen/Collège International de Philosophie, Paris
  • Niels Weidtmann, University of Tübingen
  • Guest-Lecturer: Lorena Grigoletto, Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli
  • Bogdan Minca, University of Bucharest